Spring guide to campus blooms

PLANT LOCATION APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST
Amelanchier West Delaware Avenue, South Mall *
Serviceberry shrub/tree, dark green leaves, short spikes of white 1" flowers
Autumnalis Cherry Parking lots, Alumni Park *
Spreading, deciduous tree, dark green leaves and pink flowers
Flowering Pear Kent Way *
Pyramidal shape tree, glossy foliage, snow-white blossoms
Okame Cherry Parking lots *
Upright oval-growing tree, deep green leaves, pink drooping flower clusters
Saucer Magnolia Magnolia Circle, Mentors' Circle *
Small, low-branched tree, large flowers--pinkish-purple outside, white inside
Star Magnolia Alison Hall *
Large shrub or small tree, medium/dark green leaves, large white 3" flowers
Yoshino Cherry Mentors' Circle, Colonnade area *
Spreading, deciduous tree, dark green leaves and white-pink flowers
Azalea The Grove, Mitchell Hall *
Spreading, deciduous shrub, dark green leaves and pink flowers; white flowers
Black Chokeberry Bayard Sharp Hall *
Large, round shrub, glossy green foliage, white 5-petaled flower clusters
Carolina Silverbell South Mall, Clayton Hall, Mentors' Circle *
Shrub/tree, elliptic leaves, deciduous, clusters of white drooping flowers
Coast Azalea Mentors' Circle *
Deciduous shrub, bluish green leaves and pinkish-white flowers
Constellation Dogwood Morris Library *
Pyramidal shaped tree, heart-shaped foliage, large white 4-petaled flowers
Crabapple Smith Hall, Route 896 (near Bob Carpenter Center) *
Small round topped tree, dark green leaves, pink/white drooping flowers
Dogwood The Grove, Mentors' Circle *
Small, spreading deciduous tree, oval leaves, large, greenish-white flowers
Elizabeth Magnolia South Mall *
Large shrub or small tree, 3-inch yellow-white flowers
Fothergilla Memorial Hall, Colonnade, Main Street, *
Deciduous shrub with blue-green foliage and white flowers Kirkbride Hall, Mentors' Circle
Siberian Iris Mentors' Circle *
Perennial, tall stems, blue flowers
Jane Magnolia Morris Library *
Large shrub or small tree, single, funnel-shaped, bright purplish-red flowers
Kwanzan Cherry Sypherd Hall, Perkins Student Center *
Upright, spreading tree, large double drooping clusters of deep pink flowers
Paulownia South of Memorial Hall *
Deciduous tree, elliptic leaves, clusters of blue cascading blossoms
Pinkshell Azalea Mentors' Circle *
Shrub, small, narrow leaves, light pink 3-inch flowers
Red Chokeberry Bayard Sharp Hall *
Spreading, upright, deciduous shrub, small cream white 5-petal flower clusters
Redbud The Grove, parking lot islands, Colonnade, *
Small tree, heart-shaped dark green foliage, small purple flower clusters Laird Campus, Mentors' Circle
Viburnum species Parking lot islands, Alison Hall *
Small shrub/tree, velvety green foliage, greenish-white flowers clusters
Coral Bell Species Mentors' Circle, Colonnade * *
Perennials, tiny bell-shaped, purplish-red flowers on graceful 12"-18"spikes
Yellowwood Mentors' Circle * *
Deciduous tree, broad leaves, 8"-12" long pendulous clusters of white flowers
Fringetree The Grove, Pearson Hall *
Small deciduous tree, elliptic leaves, small white hanging flower clusters
Itea (sweetspire) Magnolia Circle, Mitchell Hall, *
Spreading deciduous shrub, elliptic leaves, clusters of small white flowers General Services Building., Mentors' Circle
Kousa Dogwood Alison Hall, South Mall, Academy Building, *
Deciduous small broadleaf bushy tree, white 5-petaled flowers Mentors' Circle
Mountain Laurel Magnolia Circle, The Grove, Academy Building *
Evergreen shrub, oblong bluish green leaves, pinkish-white flower clusters
Oakleaf Hydrangea The Grove, Colonnade, Mentors' Circle, *
Large shrub, oak-like leaves, upright, clusters of small white to pink flowers General Services Building
Pagoda Dogwood Legacy Park, Pearson Hall *
Deciduous tree, layered branches, flat clusters of small white flowers
Rhododendron The Grove *
Evergreen shrub, large paddle-shaped leaves, large, lavender flower clusters
Snowbell Blue and Gold Club *
Round broad shrub/tree, narrow, glossy green leaves, sprays of white blossoms
Spirea Parking lot islands, Student Services Building, *
Low, mounded shrub, clusters of tiny flowers Smith Hall, East Hall
Sweet Azalea Mentors' Circle *
Deciduous shrub, blue-green leaves, fragrant star-shaped white flowers
Sweetbay Magnolia Mentors' Circle, Magnolia Circle, The Grove, *
Deciduous shrub/tree, green elliptical leaves, creamy white fragrant flowers Colburn Lab, Clayton Hall
Blue Wave Hydrangea Mentors' Circle, Blue & Gold Club * *
Large shrub, yellowish green leaves, large round cluster of blue flowers
Coneflower Parking lots * *
Perennial plant, lance-shaped dark green leaves, large daisy like purple flowers
Hosta Species Mentors' Circle, The Grove * *
Spreading perennial, bold foliage, tall spikes of lavendar lily-like flowers
Sorrel Tree Mentors' Circle, Penny Hall * *
Deciduous tree, long drooping clusters of tiny white bell-shaped flowers
Coreopsis 'Flying Saucer' Colonnade
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Perennial, wiry green foliage, large golden yellow flowers
Coreopsis Moonbeam Bayard Sharp Hall, Student Services Building,
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Perennial, wiry silvery green foliage, pale lemon flowers Mentors' Circle
Daylilies Parking lot islands, West Delaware Avenue,
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Perennial, long slender leaves, yellow flower clusters on long stems Academy Building, Mentors' Circle
Black-Eyed Susan Parking lot islands, Colonnade
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Perennial, elliptical shaped leaves, golden yellow flowers
Butterfly Bush Bayard Sharp Hall, Mentors' Circle
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Medium-sized shrub, long lancelike leaves, upright clusters of white/pink flowers
Hypericum Species Parking lot islands, Kirkbride Building,
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Small shrub, symmetrical leaves, small yellow flowers
Aster Species Parking lot islands, West Delaware Avenue, *
Perennial, lance-shaped dark green leaves, dense purple flowers Mentors' Circle
Russian Sage Alumni Park, Academy Building *
Perennial, silvery foliage, spires of lavender-blue flowers
Cardinal Flower Mentors' Circle * *
Periennial, lance-shaped leaves, tall stems of tubular red flowers
Clethra Species Magnolia Circle, Laurel Hall, Mentors' Circle, * *
Small shrub, silvery green leaves, fragrant pinkish-white flower spikes General Services Building
Joe Pye Weed Bayard Sharp Hall * *
Perennial shrub, serrated, lance-shaped leaves, upright pink/purple flower clusters
Autumn Joy Sedum Perkins Student Center, Student Services Building *
Perennial, oval leaves, broccoli-like florets turn from whitish green/pink to russet
Caryopteris Parking lot islands, Mentors' Circle *
Herbaceous shrub, silvery foliage, bright blue flowers
Franklinia Mentors' Circle *
Small tree, glossy green leaves, 3" flowers--white with yellow centers
Golden Fleece Goldenrod Mentors' Circle *
18" tall perennial, heart-shaped leaves, clusters of tiny yellow flowers
Liriope Campus ground cover *
Evergreen grass-like ground cover, lavender, purple flower spikes
Plumbago Mentors' Circle *
Perennial, foliage green to burgundy, clusters of blue 5-petaled flowers
Snakeroot Mentors' Circle *
Herbaceous perennial, oval pointed leaves, small heads of tiny white flowers